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A Fool's Hell

By: Forbes, Rosita

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Thornton Butterworth Ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 009495


An enthralling tale of Egypt and the desert. Foxing to initial pp. English traveler and writer . Born Joan Rosita Torr in Swinderley, Lincolnshire, England, in 1893; died in 1967; daughter of Herbert J. Torr; educated privately; married Col. Ronald Forbes, around 1910 (divorced 1917); married Col. Arthur T. McGrath, in 1921. View more info

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A Fool's Hell

By: Forbes, Rosita

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Thornton Butterworth Ltd: 1925

Seller ID: 009497


An enthralling tale of Egypt and the desert. Name inside over. English traveler and writer . Born Joan Rosita Torr in Swinderley, Lincolnshire, England, in 1893; died in 1967; daughter of Herbert J. Torr; educated privately; married Col. Ronald Forbes, around 1910 (divorced 1917); married Col. Arthur T. McGrath, in 1921. View more info

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Hopefuls Adrift

By: Nash, Frances Olivia Hartopp

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.: 1945

Seller ID: 009112


Not sure re the date - there's a Wmas inscription dated '46. 256pp sewn-in binding in great order, letters MM written on top compressed page edges otherwise all in very tidy order, sunned strip 2mm wide at top front boards. Contents - Vicarage, mummie & daddy, ra-ther, rather crossly, chaffed each other, a budding detective ... got the idea? View more info

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The Master of Ballantrae & Weir of Hermiston

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, Heron Books: 1968

Seller ID: 013429


499pp, just over 500g (add a second book & make use of your post allowance) binding still great, pp clean, a ribbon place marker, gilt textured brown boards. Weir of Hermiston (1896) is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Many have considered it his masterpiece. It was cut short by Stevenson's sudden death from a cerebral hemorrhage. The novel is set in Edinburgh and the Lothians at the time of the Napoleonic Wars.-Wikip. The Master of Ballantrae: A Winter's T... View more info

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The Ebb-Tide & Island Nights' Entertainments

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Heron Books: 1967

Seller ID: 013430


379pp, just over 500g (add a second book & make use of your post allowance) binding still great, pp clean, a ribbon place marker, gilt textured brown boards. The Ebb-Tide tells of three unscrupulous men entrusted to deliver a cargo of champagne aboard a ship whose crew has died of smallpox. The three embark on a drunken voyage, only to discover an island whose sole European inhabitant, Attwater, has amassed a fortune in pearls. Island Nights' Entertainments are south sea... View more info

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The Samurai Kites

By: Warnock, William

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Sphere Books: 1981

Seller ID: 009141


Tight binding, cover has a crease, sticker remnant at rear, 250 clean pages. "The classic novel of the horrors of jungle warfare" View more info